Pâtisserie Paradise

Megan Nicholls  The French are stereotypically famous for their fine wines and delicious cuisine. However, their quintessential cakes and pastries have also played a significant cultural role for centuries. The mouth-watering delicacies might be easily confused with traditional desserts, such as crème brûlée, profiteroles, and tarte tatin, not to mention the well-loved crêpe; and, of course, baked croissants, baguettes, and pains au chocolat.  The…